‘Chesapeake Shores’ is a Canadian/American drama series that airs on the Crown Media-owned Hallmark Channel. Developed by Dan Paulson, the show is based on American author Sherryl Woods’ novel series of the same name, which were published between 2009 and 2017. The show, which is set in the titular town of Chesapeake Shores, follows a young woman who moves to the town to help save her sister’s failing inn. However, things get complicated for her when she has to confront her past.
A relatively recent show, Season 1 of ‘Chesapeake Shores’ premiered with a two-hour-long pilot episode on August 14, 2018, and was followed by nine episodes which aired weekly. Subsequently, on January 15, 2017, Hallmark Channel renewed the show for a 10-episode Season 2, which aired from August 6 to October 8, 2017. On January 13, 2018, the show was again renewed for a 10-episode Season 3, which aired from August 5 October 7, 2018. Naturally, fans of the show were waiting for another season of the show, and the good news is that Hallmark Channel has renewed it for Season 4. Here’s everything we know about it so far.
Chesapeake Shores Cast: Who is in it?
The show primarily revolves around the O’Brien family, and Meghan Ory plays the role of the main protagonist, Abby O’Brien-Winters, who moves from New York City to her hometown of Chesapeake Shores to help out her sister. Joining Ory as a very important cast member is Jesse Metcalfe as Trace Riley, a musician a Abby’s first love.
Abby’s youngest sister and owner of the Inn at Eagle Point, Jess O’Brien, is played by Laci J. Mailey. Emilie Ullerup, meanwhile, plays Abby’s other younger sister and struggling playwright Bree Elizabeth O’Brien. As for Abby’s two brothers, Brendan Penny plays US Army medic Kevin O’Brien, and Andrew Francis plays aspiring attorney Connor O’Brien.
As far as the older members of the O’Brien family are concerned, Treat Williams plays Mick O’Brien, the father of Abby and her siblings. Barbara Niven plays Mick’s estranged wife Megan, and Diane Ladd plays Nell O’Brien, the matriarch of the O’Brien family who took care of Abby and her siblings when they were young and Mick was away for work.
Recurring cast members in the show include Abbie Magnuson and Kayden Magnuson as Abby’s two daughters, Caitlyn and Carrie Winters respectively. Michael Karl Richards plays the role of Wes Winters, Abby’s ex-husband. Further, the show also stars Brittany Willacy as Leigh Corley, Serge Houde as Del Granger, Britt Irvin as Danielle Clayman, Ali Liebert as Georgia Eyles. Karen Kruper as Dee Riley, Tom Butler as Lawrence Riley, Carlo Marks as David Peck, and Kyle Cassie as Martin Demming, to name a few.